• Complex needs

    If you have special circumstances we can consider specialist housing schemes that offer extra care and support, or arrange a tailored support and care package to allow you to stay in general housing.

  • About the Supporting People programme

    The Supporting People Programme helps people to live independently in the community. We administer the Programme in Northern Ireland on behalf of the Department for Communities.

  • Supporting People

    The Supporting People Programme helps people to live independently in the community. We administer the Programme in Northern Ireland on behalf of the Department for Communities.

  • Contract management

    We aim to work in partnership with Supporting People funded organisations to support and enable the delivery of excellent services to vulnerable people.

  • How to find support in your area

    You can search for support in your local area using our online directory. This directory gives you details about the housing support services that are funded by the Supporting People Programme.

  • Who is the Supporting People programme for?

    Many different groups of people can benefit from housing related support through the Supporting People programme.

  • How we measure performance and outcomes

    The performance of services funded through the Supporting People programme is measured against key performance indicators (KPIs) and service performance indicators (SPIs).

  • Supporting People financial returns

    Advice and guidance on how to complete your Supporting People financial returns.

  • How we pay Supporting People delivery partners

    We make payments to Supporting People delivery partners in line with funding agreements. Payments are made in arrears, based on a 4 weekly payment timetable.

  • Accreditation – Information for delivery partners

    The accreditation process makes sure all organisations that receive Supporting People funding have the structure and capacity to deliver quality services.

  • New Provider Innovation Fund

    Supporting People service providers, who assist some of the most vulnerable groups in our society, are benefiting from a new funding initiative in the form of the Supporting People, Provider Innovation Fund (PIF).

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